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Gestures and Fragments: An Essay on the Military and Power (1983)

Gestos & Fragmentos (original title)
An essay on the military revolutionary movement of April 25, 1974, based on first-person retrospective of events the coup leader, Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, until the end to the ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho ... Himself
Eduardo Lourenço Eduardo Lourenço ... Himself
Robert Kramer Robert Kramer ... American Journalist
Joaquim Furtado Joaquim Furtado ... Narrator (voice)
Erika Kramer Erika Kramer ... Woman who wrote a Letter (voice) (as Erica Asher)
Jorge Silva Melo Jorge Silva Melo ... American Journalist (voice)
Zita Duarte Zita Duarte ... Woman on River Boat (voice)
Luís Miguel Cintra Luís Miguel Cintra ... Armando (voice)
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An essay on the military revolutionary movement of April 25, 1974, based on first-person retrospective of events the coup leader, Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, until the end to the revolutionaries leadership in November 25, 1975; the memories have a counterpoint analysis in excerpts of texts read by the author, the philosopher Eduardo Lourenço, and end in a brief dialogue between the two. The essay is interspersed with reflections and fictional conversations with friends by Robert Kramer, playing himself as an American journalist in Lisbon in 1981, and is followed by the historic speeches of two military leaders, on July 13, 1974. Written by Artemis-9

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Documentary

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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

22 February 1983 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Gestos & Fragmentos: Ensaio sobre os Militares e o Poder See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Grupo Zero See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Featured in Olhar o Cinema Português: 1896-2006 (2007) See more »

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Quartet, Op. 135
By Ludwig van Beethoven
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